1951 Vincent 998cc Black Lightning – the Most-Expensive Motorcycle Ever
SOLD for $929,000
Auction: Bonhams, Las Vegas 2018
The 1951 Vincent 998cc Black Lightning achieved most of its fame from the third owner, “Black Jack” Ehret who owned the bike for nearly five decades. He participated successfully in many races but most famously upped the Australian Land Speed Record from 122.6 mph to 141.5 mph in 1953.